03/11/2012 04:19 pm ET

'Smash' Goes Bollywood For Upcoming Episode With Original Song 'A Thousand And One Nights'

NBC's musical drama pays homage to Indian movies with an elaborate performance airing April 23.

It's a dream sequence, set to the original song ''A Thousand and One Nights'' written by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, and is ­triggered by the strained relationship between Karen (Katharine McPhee, pictured) and Dev (Raza Jeffrey).

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